Veg momos or Steamed vegetable momo's step by story

By  Moumita Paul

Steamed veg momos recipe

Yield

20 people

Type

Tibetan/Nepali

Time

1 hr

Level

Moderate

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For momos stuffing 1.5 cup grated cabbage 3/4 cup grated carrot 1/2 cup onion(chopped) 1 tsp pepper 2 tsp soya sauce  3 tsp vinegar 1.5 tbsp garlic 1 tsp ginger 1 tbsp green chilies 5-6 tbsp spring onion 3 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp salt

Ingredients:

Ingredients:

Ingredients:

For making momos dough  1.5 cup maida or flour  2.5 tsp oil  1/2 tsp salt  10 tbsp water

In a mixing bowl, take flour or maida, salt & oil. Mix it well with your fingertips. Then gradually add water and start kneading it.

Step 1

Making momo’s dough

Momo dough neither be too soft nor hard. When momos dough is ready cover it with a moist kitchen towel or with a tight lid for about 30 mins.

Step 2

Heat a pan on medium-high flame, with vegetable oil. First add 1 1/2 tsp of chopped garlic stir it once.

Step 1

Making momos filling/ stuffing

Step 2

Add chopped ginger, green chilies, 5 tbsp chopped onion, & 4 tbsp chopped spring onion to the pan and sauté it well for 1-2 mins with 1 tsp pepper.

Step 3

After 2 mins, add grated cabbage, grated carrot to the pan, and mix it well with all ingredients. Sauté it for 1-2 more mins.

Step 4

Add soya sauce and vinegar, and sauté it well. Then add 1/2 tsp of salt. Sauté  the veggies for 15 mins on slow flame by stirring frequently.

Add the rest of 2 tbsp chopped spring onion &  3 tbsp of chopped onion to give it street style taste, good stir & turn off the flame. Stuffing is ready.

Step 5

Take the dough(prepared earlier) and make the small balls out of it. The small doughs or balls must be a little smaller than puri dough.

Rolling momos dough

Step 1

Step 2

Dust little flour on the rolling board & start rolling the doughs with 3-4 inch diameter. Tthen make its edges thin with the rolling pin. But the center must be thick.

Take a sheet on your palm, then add 1 tbsp of stuffing on its center and start folding it with your fingertips.

Step 1

Making momos shape by hand

Step 2

First, make one pleat with its edges and press the ends hard with your fingertips(the help of thumb and pointer finger).

Step 3

Then make each pleat and join its ends with the last one and press it down a little hard. lastly, join the last pleat with the end of first one.

Step 4

Apply the same process to give the whole batches of momos to a perfect shape.

Take the idli steamer plate or a colander, grease it with oil, then place the momos on it maintaining little space with each other.

Steam momos without steamer

Step 1

Step 2

Heat the steamer or heat the bowl with water & then place the momo's tray or colander on its mouth. Then cover the pan or close steamer & leave it for 5-6 mins.

Thank you

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